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Author: André Bélanger

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Open letter for equitable access to public water bodies in Quebec

Despite what appears to be a firm political will to make access to Quebec's waterways and bodies of water a priority, we must admit that this priority remains theoretical to this day. Here is our open letter addressed to Mr. François Legault, Prime Minister of Quebec, signed by the Collective for equitable access to bodies of water.

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Montagne Noire

No encroachment on the wetlands of Lake Archambault, specifies Saint-Donat

In an article published on May 4, we raised the repercussions that the Domaine de la Montagne Noire real estate project would have on the wetlands and water environments of Lake Archambault. The day after our publication, the deputy general manager of the municipality and director of sustainable development wanted to correct certain facts that we consider essential to share for an adequate understanding of the situation.

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Protected wetlands: the CMM, an example to follow for Saint-Donat

The Metropolitan Community of Montreal (CMM) adopted a regulation on April 28, 2022 aimed at protecting several natural environments in its territory, including wetlands. However, a stone's throw from the territory of the CMM, the municipality of Saint-Donat stands out for its inconsistency in authorizing the Domaine de la Montagne Noire real estate development project, damaging fragile natural environments.

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